Contains the original NASA film using animation and photography to illustrate the flight of Mariner 10 to Mercury and Venus. Dr. Bruce C. Murray comments on the mission and the new questions that have developed concerning the history of Mercury. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . Topics: NASA, Mercury the planet
byErpi Picture Consultants (later name Encyclopaedia Britannica Films)
Portrays the earth as an astronomical body and discusses its relation to the sun and its motion. Presents evidence of the earth's sphericity, its axis rotation, its revolution about the sun, and inclination of its axis. Permits simulated observation of the earth from the stratosphere, of earth and stars in motion, and of the earth's orbit movement, explaining the causes of night and day and of seasons. For high school, college, and adult groups Topic: Earth (Planet)
Judy Goldhaft is a cofounder of Planet Drum Foundation in San Francisco, and was previously one of the band of radicals known as the San Francisco Diggers. She also helped start the Frisco Bay Mussel Group in the late 1970s and has been in the middle of the emeregnce of bioregionalism. She is interviewed here as part of the wide-ranging "Ecology Emerges" oral histories of the early ecology movement, traversing the era from the 1950s-60s all the way to the present. Topics: Diggers, Planet Drum, ecology, bioregionalism, Frisco Bay Mussel Group, water, peripheral canal
The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth: 1--Building of the Earth reel 2 Part one of a twelve-part study of how organisms have adapted to their physical environment as the Earth has changed over the millennia. Examines how huge forces formed the Earth, how continents move, and how the planet has become so varied. Visits an erupting volcano in Iceland, observes giant plants on Mount Kenya, and investigates the recolonization by wildlife of Krakatoa and Mount St. Helens. Search Educational... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth (1984)
byBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
For the first time, man is able to see in sharp detail the surfaces of the Moon, Mercury, and Mars. By reading into their surfaces the history of how the planets formed, scientists are attempting to discover the origin of the solar system itself Topics: Planets, Lunar surface, Origin of the Solar system, Planets, Surface of Mars (Planet), Surface of...
The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth: 3--The Northern Forest reel 2 Visits the largest tract of trees in the world, stretching around the Northern Hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to Florida. Describes the trees of the coniferous and deciduous forests and observes the variety of animals dependent on these trees for their survival. Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth (1984)
byMike Kavanaugh, MaryEllen Churchill, and Kathy Katz
A 47-minute documentary about San Francisco's "The Farm," which was a remarkable urban laboratory and creative space, in addition to being a farm with animals, vegetables, fruit trees, farmers, circus performers, discussions, performance, punk rock shows, and much much more... Topics: The Farm, Jack Wickert, Bonnie Ora Sherk, urban farming, urban gardening, circus, children,...
The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth: 4--Jungle reel 2 As host David Attenborough descends a kapok tree in a tropical rain forest, he describes the remarkable variety of flora and fauna he encounters, explaining their interdependence among each other and the tree. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth (1984)
The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth: 2--The Frozen World Explores the snowy peaks of the Andes, Antarctica, and the Arctic to show how plants and animals survive under the most extreme conditions. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth (1984)